Monthly Archives: November 2012

Amaryllis update

I just had to share a photo of the Amaryllis on my desk–I can’t believe how much it’s grown in the past two weeks since I potted it up! (I took this photo with my phone, so my apologies for … Continue reading

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Missing fresh herbs

Over the Thanksgiving weekend I actually was able to cut and use some fresh herbs from our vegetable garden–but I’m thinking they may be the last. I had to really dig down to the bottom of the oregano plant to … Continue reading

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Done turkey

Well, Thanksgiving is over and the turkey is gone. We had a great holiday–some wonderful time with family and a little Christmas shopping and lots of Christmas decorating. I just had to share this, because I think it speaks volumes. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving for gardeners

I know I posted this last year for Thanksgiving, but I really think it bears repeating. . . .  A Prayer of Thanksgiving for Gardeners (by Max Coots ) Let us give thanks… For generous friends…with hearts as big as hubbards … Continue reading

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Amaryllis

While shopping a few weeks ago, I noticed some Amaryllis bulbs in some nice-looking pots for about $15.  I thought that was a bit pricey, since I already had an empty pot at work that I thought would be perfect … Continue reading

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Oven-roasted tomatoes

If you were paying attention, you may have noticed my reference to “Oven-roasted tomatoes” in my blog post on Wedmesday–I said I’d do more on that later.  So now it’s later. We had all these green tomatoes that we had … Continue reading

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Cabbage rolls

I tried another new recipe last weekend–anything to try to use up the last of this wonderful CSA cabbage and not let it go to waste! My mom made cabbage rolls a few times when I was growing up, but … Continue reading

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Missed the boat

I had a great idea for a blog post last week. I was going to take pictures of the things in the gardens that still look good–like the mums that are still going strong, the fall foliage that’s still hanging … Continue reading

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Still going strong

Obviously, at this time of year, most of the plants are pretty much done.  I do have a couple of mums that still look spectacular–they were a little later to start blooming, for some reason (I probably trimmed them back … Continue reading

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And more stuffed squash

I tried another stuffed squash recipe this past weekend–we’ve got lots of squash and we both love it.  And stuffing it with lots of yummy things just seems like a no-brainer. I have a cookbook called From the Cook’s Garden, by … Continue reading

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